The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for VB6 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 199 180 179
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1  
Permanent jobs citing VB6 5 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.12% 0.029% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.20% 0.051% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £35,000 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £35,000 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +5.26%  

VB6 is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2524 1965 1775
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 61.05% 56.32% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2217 1723 1553
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

VB6
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester citing VB6 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for VB6 in Manchester

VB6
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VB6 in Manchester.

Salary trend for VB6 in Manchester

VB6
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing VB6 in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for VB6 in Manchester

VB6
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oldham - 1 £35,000 - 1
VB6
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT jobs citing VB6 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for VB6.

1 20 (100.00%) VB
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 12 (60.00%) C#
4 10 (50.00%) C++
4 10 (50.00%) PHP
4 10 (50.00%) MySQL
4 10 (50.00%) C
4 10 (50.00%) Embedded C
4 10 (50.00%) Embedded C++
4 10 (50.00%) Firmware
4 10 (50.00%) Validation
4 10 (50.00%) Degree
4 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 10 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
5 6 (30.00%) Electronics
5 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (30.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 4 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
6 4 (20.00%) HTML5
6 4 (20.00%) CSS3
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (20.00%) Algorithms

VB6
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (70.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (30.00%) Electronics
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
1 10 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) .NET Developer
3 6 (30.00%) Graduate
3 6 (30.00%) Graduate Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 5 (25.00%) VB.NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
5 4 (20.00%) Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) VB Developer
6 3 (15.00%) VB6 Developer
7 1 (5.00%) C# VB.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (20.00%) Ajax
4 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) CSS3
4 4 (20.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Feasibility Study
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 10 (50.00%) Validation
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (20.00%) Rapid Prototyping
2 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Logistics
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) VB
2 12 (60.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) C
3 10 (50.00%) C++
3 10 (50.00%) Embedded C
3 10 (50.00%) Embedded C++
3 10 (50.00%) PHP
4 6 (30.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
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